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New events announced for the new year at the National gallery!

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New events announced for the new year at the National gallery!

Including the popular ‘Stories of art’ course

 

The National Gallery
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Alexandre Calame, 'Chalets at Rigi', 1861 © The National Gallery, London

New events to book now

Start the new year on an art high with our jam-packed line-up of online and Gallery events.

Meet the megastars of the Renaissance as our popular ‘Stories of art’ course returns, explore the emotion of regret through art or take a deeper dive into our exhibitions.The choice is yours!


Online courses

Leonardo da Vinci, The Virgin of the Rocks, about 1491/2-9 and 1506-8 © The National Gallery, London

Stories of art

Discover the role of key Renaissance artists such as Leonardo, Raphael, Holbein and Dürer with art historian Siân Walters. Enjoy all six sessions for £75.

Every Wednesday, 5 January – 9 February5.30 pmOnline

Albrecht Dürer, 'Saint Eustace', about 1499–1503 ©️ Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Dürer on the road

Follow Dürer’s journeys of discovery from Venice to the Low Countries, with art historian Dr Carlo Corsato in this online course.

Every Monday, 10 – 24 January3.30 pmTickets £37.50Online

 


More from our exhibitions

Albrecht Dürer, 'Saint Jerome in his study', 1521. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon (National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon) © Instituto Portugues de Museus, Minstero da Cultura, Lisbon

Introduction to Dürer

Join curator Susan Foister and learn about one of the greatest Renaissance artists, as she discusses ‘Dürer’s Journeys’.

Monday 10 January1 pmFreeIn Gallery

 

Detail from Production photo from on-location filming in Norway for 'Prelude', 2020 © Kehinde Wiley

Introduction to Wiley

Join curator Christine Riding as she discusses ‘Kehinde Wiley: The Prelude’, a new contemporary exhibition exploring historical landscapes.

Monday 17 January1 pmFreeIn Gallery


Free talks

Jan Gossaert (Jean Gossart), 'The Adoration of the Kings', 1510–15 © The National Gallery, London

The power of the gaze

Learn about the long history and representations of people of African descent in Europe (African Europeans) from the 3rd to the 21st century, with Professor Olivette Otele of the University of Bristol.

Tuesday 1 February1 pmFreeIn Gallery and online

Claude Monet, 'Water-Lilies, Setting Sun', about 1907 © The National Gallery, London

Art and the emotions

Regrets may be painful or bittersweet, but they can also be pleasurable or productive. Explore this emotion and the ways it informs how we make and experience art with a panel of writers, philosophers and artists.

Friday 11 February 5 pmFreeOnline


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Image credits:Alexandre Calame, Chalets at Rigi, 1861 © The National Gallery, LondonLeonardo da Vinci, The Virgin of the Rocks, about 1491/2-9 and 1506-8 © The National Gallery, LondonJan Gossaert (Jean Gossart), The Adoration of the Kings, 1510–15 © The National Gallery, LondonClaude Monet, Water-Lilies, Setting Sun, about 1907 © The National Gallery, LondonAlbrecht Dürer, Saint Jerome in his study, 1521. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon (National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon) © Instituto Portugues de Museus, Minstero da Cultura, LisbonDetail from Production photo from on-location filming in Norway for ‘Prelude’, 2020 © Kehinde Wiley

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